Cognitive Radios are able to dynamically use free spectrum in their vicinity, avoiding interference and congestion and thus providing robust communication links. Cognitive Radio Networks go one step further, as they do not only consider the link to the next node but focus on end-to-end optimization. Dynamic adaptations of the whole protocol stack are required, especially on the network layer. This paper analyzes networking technologies regarding their support for end-to-end optimization in tactical environments and proposes enhancements. Based on the findings, an architecture framework for Cognitive Radio Networks is proposed.
Couturier Stefan, Bräysy Timo, Buchin Boyd, Krygier Jaroslaw, Le Nir Vincent, Smit Niels, Tuukkanen Topi, Verheul Erik
A4 Article in conference proceedings
Place of publication:
2018 International Conference on Military Communications and Information Systems, ICMCIS 2018
S. Couturier et al., “End-to-end optimization for tactical cognitive radio networks,” 2018 International Conference on Military Communications and Information Systems (ICMCIS), Warsaw, 2018, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1109/ICMCIS.2018.8398705
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